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Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 193

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 193 Do not forget to mention that sun exposure is essential to human health. Non-burning sun exposure has a plethora of healthful effects that far outweigh any detriments. Here are some facts about sun exposure:
  • Sun exposure kills the Covid-19 virus outside the body very quickly, and the vitamin D produced by the skin in response to sunlight dramatically reduces the risk of dying of Covid-19—as much as 90-plus percent!
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Fauci says that he takes vitamin D and C supplements and that they can lessen ‘your susceptibility to infection’

Monday, September 14, 2020
Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gave an Instagram Live interview with the actress Jennifer Garner on Thursday in which he specifically suggested taking vitamin D and C supplements and said he took them himself. continue reading

Four ways Canadian governments can help small business survive COVID-19’s second wave

Monday, September 14, 2020
Our efforts to help small businesses survive the pandemic didn’t work. As we wind down the Save Small Business campaign, here’s what we learned and why the future can be different. continue reading

COVID-19: New Pilot Study Shows Vitamin D Treatment Cut ICU Admissions from 50% to 2%

Friday, September 11, 2020
Our pilot study demonstrated that administration of a high dose of Calcifediol or 25-hydroxyvitamin D, a main metabolite of vitamin D endocrine system, significantly reduced the need for ICU treatment of patients requiring hospitalization due to proven COVID-19. Calcifediol seems to be able to reduce severity of the disease, but larger trials with groups properly matched will be required to show a definitive answer. continue reading

Can the Sunshine Vitamin Reduce COVID-19 Infections?

Friday, September 11, 2020
Two recent studies found that people who had subnormal vitamin D levels contracted COVID-19 more often than people with recommended levels. continue reading

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